Gallery 107 art classes Seaford Gallery 107, 324 High St., Seaford, will hold the following classes in July. For more information, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St. The Gallery is open 1-5 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
Special classes Workshop the week of July 11, held daily, 9 a.m. to noon - Create four abstract projects, including learning how to create a wire tree, a textured background on canvas, a geometrical abstract painting, and a non-objective abstract painting. Cost is $100, all supplies are provided. Instructor is Joe Owens. Contact the gallery or the instructor at email@example.com if interested.
Children's classes Call Karen Owens at 628-8656 about any upcoming classes in July and August. Ongoing classes Open Studio Time - Mondays except for July 11, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Open studio time for artists of all media who wish to work in a group setting. The open studio is available for ages 16 and older who like to paint with others. No instruction will be available although you can learn more in a group setting. Cost is $5. Canvas and Coffee - Fridays (except July 15), 10 a.m. to noon - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.
Movie Night at Mt. Olivet The City of Seaford and Mt. Olivet UMC are teaming up for a free movie night on July 15 at 8 p.m. A G-rated movie will be shown, so all family members are welcome to attend. It will be held in the Mt. Olivet parking lot, so please bring lawn chairs with you. Light refreshments will be served and the movie will begin at 8:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 629-6809.
Seaford Museum features 3-D photo exhibit This summer, the Seaford Museum will be exhibiting a wonderful photo exhibit of 3-D photographs by local photographer Gene Bleile. These photos appear to be almost paintings, concentrating on certain parts of the overall makeup of the image. "These images are magnificent - so unique in their composition. This is an exhibit, that the community needs to see. Mr. Bleile is so well known in the area, and yet hardly anyone knew of his abilities as a photographer and printer. It is a wonderful exhibit," said Jim Blackwell, Curator of the Seaford Museum. The museum is located in the old post office downtown and is open Thursday through Sunday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m.
Boat parade for Riverfest This year's boat parade for Nanticoke Riverfest is Friday night, July 8. All boats - canoes, kayaks, rowboats, powerboats, etc. - are welcome to participate. Register by contacting Tom McGean at firstname.lastname@example.org. The group will meet at the Webb Picnic Pavilion at the Nanticoke River Marine Park in Blades at 6:30 p.m. for a captain's meeting and then set sail. The parade will be at the Riverwalk at 7:30 p.m. to wave and greet viewers. From there, it will go under the bridge, turn around, go back under the bridge, and make its way back to the marina. Music at the main stage starts at 8:30 p.m., which gives participants and viewers time to enjoy an evening of music after the parade.
A Night At The Movies Bring your family and enjoy a free, family friendly movie at The Lighthouse, 27225 Kaye Rd., Laurel, every second and fourth Friday of the month. Free popcorn, soft drinks, coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the main feature begins at 7. To find out what is playing, call 875-7814.
Summer concerts at Trap Pond Trap Pond State Park in Laurel will host the following summer concerts on Saturdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through Sept. 3. July 9 - New Direction Band (classic rock/country) July 16 - Three Sheets Acoustic Trio (party rock/"kings of request") July 23 - Zodiac Jack (country/rock/pop) and Nadjah Nicole - from "The Voice" (pop/singer-songwriter) Aug. 6 - Smooth Sound Dance Band (swing band) Sept. 3 - The Reminders - Americana/blues/country/gospel
Mega Sports Camp Join us for a free Mega Sports Camp at Central Worship Center, 14545 Sycamore Rd., Laurel, July 18-22 from 9 a.m. to noon. Kids entering kindergarten through fifth grade will enjoy soccer, basketball, volleyball, flag football and cheerleading. The camp includes quality sports training, a t-shirt (while supplies last), snacks and fun activities. Register online at cwcmsc2016.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 875-7995.
Annual Father Daughter Dance The 3rd Annual Father Daughter Dance, Butterfly Kisses, will be held at the Delmar Fire Department on Saturday, July 9 from 2-5 p.m. Dads, grandpas, uncles, etc. are all welcome. Cost is $17 in advance and $20 at the door. Princesses of all ages get in free. Checks should be sent and made payable to Delmar Pop Warner, 11398 E. Snake Rd., Delmar, DE 19940. In addition to dancing, there will be light refreshments, door prizes and a professional photographer.
Bridgeville Library The Bridgeville Library will be closed on Saturday July 23 for the Kiwanis Chicken BBQ Bridgeville Library Fundraiser. The Kiwanis Chicken BBQ Bridgeville Library Fundraiser will be held on Saturday July 23 and Sunday July 24 at the Kiwanis BBQ stand on Route 404 west of Bridgeville. For more information please contact the library at 302-337-7401. Friends of the Bridgeville Library Potluck Dinner and Annual Meeting- Tuesday July 12 at 6 p.m., join us for friendship, delicious food, and business matters. The agenda includes: approval of proposed bylaw changes, approval of FY2017 budget, and nomination and election of officers. Community Walk- The Bridgeville Library will host a community walk on Wednesday July 13 at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Join us as we take a leisurely stroll, enjoying the town of Bridgeville, on our way to the Historical Park. The library will provide bottled water for the journey, and we will enjoy light refreshments upon our return to the library. Adult Trivia Night- Thursday July 14 at 7 p.m., join us for Trivia Night. Come ready to "Exercise Your Mind" as you participate in a live hosted, adult only, team-based trivia game. There will be prizes for the winning team. Contact the circulation desk at (302) 337-7401, ext 101 for more information.
Art classes offered From the Studio in Bridgeville offers the following art classes: Art, Food and Friends - The third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-9 p.m. at Cafe Tamburelli's in Greenwood. Enjoy great food and an evening of art. Every month will feature different projects. Sign up at Café Tamburelli's or call 228-7859. Creative Weekly Art Classes - Offered Mondays, 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., year-round. We will use a multitude of mediums, styles and techniques to complete projects such as drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D projects and crafts. For ages 6+. Adult Art Classes - Offered the first Friday of the month from 6-8 p.m. In these classes, adults can focus on specific art techniques or complete interest based projects. Other classes and times are available upon request. Find new events on www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.
Bridgeville Red Hat Chapter looking for members The Red Hat Chapter in Bridgeville, "The Red Hat Roses," has less than 10 members and enjoys lunch and visiting nearby places together, forming friendships. If you are interested in an official Red Hat Chapter of the Red Hat Society, please feel free to contact Queen Alice of the Red Hat Roses at: email@example.com or 302-236-9601. The chapter is open for new members.
Summer Reading fun at the library The summer fun continues with free programs at all three Caroline County Public Library locations.
For a list of programs, pick up a Summer Reading flier at the library, call 410-479-1343 or visit www.carolib.org. All programs are free.
- Kids get to join the fun when The Uncle Devin Show, whose mission is to convey universal principles of love through their live music experiences, presents "Journey through the Land of Percussion," on Thursday, July 7 at 11 a.m. at the North County Greensboro branch and again at 2 p.m. at the Federalsburg branch.
- The Bright Star Touring Theatre presents "Aesop's Fables" on Monday, July 11 at 11 a.m. at the Central Library in Denton. From The Fox and the Grapes to the The Lion and the Mouse, these animal-filled adventures focus on honesty, compassion, hard work and kindness.
- Kids age 5-8 and their caregivers are invited to get in the Olympic spirit with Library Olympics! Test your skills in a variety of events based on favorite nursery rhymes, fairy tales and books. This program will be offered at the North County Greensboro branch on Thursday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m. (register at 410-482-2173).
MHS Class of '66 reunion The Millsboro High School Class of 1966 is planning a 50th anniversary reunion for the class and friends of the class. If you are interested in attending this gala event scheduled for July 9, contact Connie Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 934-9193. We are looking for addresses of former classmates who attended school with us as well as teachers and friends who attended at the same time.
Lewes Antique Show & Sale 58th Lewes Antique Show & Sale, Bethel United Methodist Church, 129 W. 4th St., Lewes, July 14-15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and July 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $5. Call 302-645-9426 or visit bethellewes.org for more information.
Master Gardeners Open House The Master Gardeners open house, A Day In The Garden, will be held on Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the garden behind the County Extension Office, 16483 County Seat Hwy., Georgetown. Enjoy lovely gardens with many new features, attend mini-workshops, a plant sale and some special children's events. For questions, call 856-7303.
Cash Bingo On Sunday, July 24, the Federalsburg Historical Society is sponsoring a Cash Bingo at the VFW Post 5246 on Veterans Drive in Federalsburg, Md. Doors open at 1 p.m., bingo starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. There will be cash prizes, door prizes, hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Debbie at 443-786-2972 or Denise at 410-310-6573.
Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for members, family and friends to see the Baltimore Orioles. Trips include: Saturday, Sept. 17 - Orioles vs. Florida Blue Rays Saturday, Oct. 1 - Orioles vs. New York Yankees For prices and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 846-2366.
Bus trip to see comedy play The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to the Rainbow Comedy Playhouse in Paradise, Pa. to see the comedy play, Perfect Wedding, on Wednesday, Aug. 3. Cost is $65 per person and includes motor coach transportation, luncheon buffet, the play and all tips and gratuities. Open to the public. Payment is due upon sign up and checks are payable to the Greenwood CHEER Center. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. For more information and to register, call Site Manager Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.
AARP offers trips AARP #1276, Salisbury, is offering the following trips: Sept. 14 - Sight and Sound to see the show Samson. Show, bus, lunch, etc. included. Nov. 14-17 - Trip to Myrtle Beach. Three shows, lodging, meals, etc. included. For more information, call 410-543-8244.
Trip to Tennessee October 24-28, 2016, travel to Pigeon Forge, TN. Cost for 5 days- $660.00 pp/doubles and $825.00 single. Included are four deluxe breakfasts & four full course dinners. The Majestic Theater will help you wind down after your travel time the first day with dinner and entertainment featuring "The Soul of Motown." Next day experience a bus tour of the great Smoky Mountains with a step-on guide to answer all your questions and point out all the areas of interest as we travel. Keep an eye out for the black bears! There will be free time in Gatlinburg before heading off to the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Theater which will bring back memories of programs we all watched on TV. Your servers will participate in their rivalry along with the audience. End your evening with a show at the Smoky Mountain Opry featuring a talented group of singers, dancers, comedians, magicians, jugglers and musicians. Spend a day at Dollywood and end with a visit to Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Show. A spectacular show that includes illusions, horsemaship and a four-course meal with lots of audience participation. Included is also tour of the Pigeon Forge Titanic Museum with a tour guide to answer your questions, and also a brunch in the "secret dining room." If you've never gone through one of these tours, you definitely don't want to miss this one. You'll come out feeling as though you have just walked through time past. We will also visit "The Island" where you can take a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. The evening will end with a Southern-style meal and entertainment at the Majestic Theatre featuring the Smith Family. For more information, contact Rose at 302-629-7180.
Delaware Tech offers escorted tours Delaware Technical Community College and Accent on Travel, in conjunction with Collette Vacations, present First Class Escorted Tours. A portion of the proceeds benefit Delaware Tech's Kids on Campus program by providing scholarship opportunities. Featured trips include: "Nashville and More," - December; "Hawaii Island Tour," - Feb. 2017; "Iceland," - Aug. 2017; "South America Land Tour," - Nov. 2017. To learn more about the full 2017 schedule featuring Hawaii, Iceland and South America, a presentation will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 at Delaware Tech, Room 529, Carter Partnership Center, Georgetown. All Delaware Tech Travel Programs feature:
For more information, call Accent on Travel at 302-703-6154 or email email@example.com.
- Round trip flights from Philadelphia (other city departures or air credit available)
- Round trip transfers to the airport from Delaware Tech
- Professional English-speaking guide while at the destinations
- Entrance fees and local guides for destination enrichment
- Educational, cultural, and fun experiences at the destination's first-class hotels with private baths
- Very inclusive packages - minimal extras not included
- Local pre-travel get-togethers with fellow travelers and a professional travel consultant
- Optional travel insurance
- Local registration appoints and document pickup at Accent on Travel for those unable to attend general meetings
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meeting The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Nanticoke River Yacht Club building located at the Nanticoke Marina in Blades. Visitors, guest and those interested in becoming members of the auxiliary are always welcome. For details and information contact Dave Nagle at 302-398-9279.
Sussex County Marines Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the VFW Virgil Wilson Post 4961, Middleford Road, Seaford.
Corvette Club meeting The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware meets the first Thursday of each month at the CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown.
Vets helping Vets A Vets Helping Vets meeting is held at 9:30 a.m. every Friday at the Hurlock American Legion Post 243 (next to the railroad tracks). Join us for coffee and donuts. Sometimes there is a speaker about different subjects. Keep your discharge or DD214 in a safe place as it can help get you many benefits. Come learn something and maybe you can teach us something.
Substance Abuse Support Group A free Substance Abuse Education and Support Group will be held at Grace Baptist Church, Seaford, on Mondays at 7 p.m. Call 629-8434 to register. Everyone is welcome.
Book Discussion Group AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Notable Books Discussion Group at the Selbyville Public Library on the second Tuesday of the month, from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call Ada May at 302-436-2981. All readers are welcome.
Toastmasters Club Southern Delaware Toastmasters Club meets at the Crossroad Community Church, Georgetown, on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. Toastmasters International, an educational, leadership and communication organization, has existed since 1924.
Hub Club meetings The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Centennial Rotary (Hub Club) meets every Wednesday at Rudy's Family Restaurant, U.S. 13, Harrington. On the first, second, fourth and fifth Wednesday, the meeting is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The third Wednesday will be an evening meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Everyone is invited; dinner is from the menu. For more information, contact Gwen at 302-331-6105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stamp Club meets monthly The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. John's Hall, The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 307 Federal St., Milton. Anyone with an interest in stamp collecting is invited to join. There is a stamp auction every meeting.
Writers' Group Kingdom Writers Fellowship, a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcoming new members. If you enjoy writing, desire to improve your writing, and would like the encouragement and support of a small group, consider visiting KWF. Meetings are held monthly on the second Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Alliance Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, call 858-2239 or 628-4594.
9-12 Delaware Patriots meetings The 9-12 Delaware Patriots meet twice monthly to discuss local, statewide and national issues, legislation, current events and upcoming elections. Elected officials, candidates and well known speakers/presenters are often in attendance. Meetings are on the first Tuesday of each month at Grotto's Pizza in Dover, and on the second Thursday of each month at Arena's in Milford. Both meetings begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join the stimulating and inspiring conversation. For more information, contact Karen Gritton at email@example.com or 302-381-6426.